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Re: RFC: use readable $(cmd) syntax instead of unreadable `cmd`

On Friday 09 February 2007 11:11, Jari Aalto wrote:
> I have reported bugs against backtick and suggested to change to use
> the more readable alternative. The result was surprising. To quote
> one message (bug closed reasoning):
>      "If your development environment cannot display ` differently than '
> , you need to get a new one."
> I'm askinf if it is ok to to reopen such bugs based of better QA
> aspects. Possibly by providing patches if the maintainer is busy
> elsewhere to handle such a "minor issue" from his perspective.


I would be happy to see bugs against my own packages that *clearly* 
increased usability and readability of code, as long as they included 
tested, working, patches.

But a bug that asks to change coding style just for the sake of style or 
preference of someone who isn't even working on the software at all 
wouldn't be as welcome.

Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net> <xmpp:wjl@icecavern.net>
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